For many women, working from home during lockdown often means juggling childcare and home-schooling, elder-care, the bulk of the housework, pets and more.
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An employer is required, under the Equal Pay Act, to provide men and women who work in the same workplace equal pay for equal work. Nonetheless, you have all heard the statistics before: Men earn more on average than women.
The ripple effects of toxic boss behaviors in virtual settings can produce drastic negative effects on workers.
On the last full day of the Trump administration, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) clarified that staffing firms can qualify as “retail or service establishments” under FLSA section 7(i). Prior to May 2020, staffing firms were expressly excluded from taking advantage of the 7(i) exemption.
As all eyes are on Washington, DC today with the inauguration of our 46th President. President Biden has laid out an “aggressive plan” to “change the course of the pandemic, build a bridge towards economic recovery, and invest in racial justice.” The 19-page plan the incoming administration published last week
On January 12, 2021, Governor Mike DeWine signed into law House Bill (H.B.) 352, which makes significant and sweeping changes to how employment discrimination claims will be handled in the State of Ohio. H.B. 352 amends pertinent sections of Ohio Revised Code 4112, which contains Ohio’s employment discrimination laws, in
President Joe Biden began his election campaign in a union hall in Pittsburgh and pledged on the eve of the election to be “the most pro-union president you’ve even seen.” As immediate evidence of his intent to make good on that pledge, it is being reported that one of his
As one of his first actions as President, Joe Biden has issued an executive order overturning the much controversial Executive Order 13950: Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping. In addition to additional actions aimed at promoting and ensuring equity, the new Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved
The CCPA has reached the one-year mark. This is a good time for businesses to review the success of their compliance programs and recalibrate for the CCPA’s second year. Here are a few suggestions to kick off that review:
Privacy Policies. The CCPA requires a business to update the
According to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance website’s leadership team page, Jenny Yang has replaced Craig Leen as director of the agency. Yang previously served on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) from 2013 to 2018 and served as a commissioner, vice chair, and chair for the agency
(January 20, 2021) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has named shareholder Paul Bateman the firm’s first Chief Inclusion, Equity & Diversity Officer. The appointment of Bateman, who has served in a variety of leadership roles since joining the firm more than two
Bloomberg and other sources are reporting over the last hour that the Biden administration has asked National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee to resign. Over the last few weeks, there have been rumors that unions have been pushing Biden to
Kwabena Appenteng provides insight to employers and HR professionals about termination amid the Capitol riots.
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